Food and drought concern U.S. farmers

Smith, Ron
May 2011
Southwest Farm Press;5/19/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p4
Trade Publication
In this article the author discusses the effect of drought on food production and the agricultural industry in the U.S.


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